Wine Picks

Please try and have these wines in the recommended context. Wine pleasure is about a match of wine and mood.

Thanksgiving Wines

Thanksgiving Wines

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Gatherings will be smaller than usual this year, but perhaps more ‘Thanksgiving’ than ever. I’m certainly thankful to be living in Canada at this…

NO CHAMPAGNE, NO WORRIES!

NO CHAMPAGNE, NO WORRIES!

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I’m sure you’ve heard that a dockers strike, or something, has meant that the LCBO shelves are getting low on Champagne. First Covid, now…

SALE on BEAUJOLAIS!

SALE on BEAUJOLAIS!

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I’ve always been a bit surprised at the number of people who refuse to drink Beaujolais. They have their reasons of course, but I’m…

THE AMPHORA EXPERIENCE

THE AMPHORA EXPERIENCE

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Clay amphoras were to the ancient Greeks what the oak barrel is to winemakers today. A vessel for storing and ageing wine. Portugal is…